Alison Beddard of Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Named to 2014 CREW Network National Board of Directors

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Oct 31, 2013) - Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce ( is proud to announce that Alison Beddard has been elected to serve as a member of the 2014 national Board of Directors for the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network. Beddard's appointment will span a 2 year term beginning in January, 2014.

Beddard is an office and investment broker and director at the Salt Lake City-based commercial real estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, one of the largest alliance firms in the Cushman & Wakefield network. It has offices in Utah, Nevada, Washington and Idaho.

"The mission of CREW Network centers on influencing the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women," Beddard said. "I have personally seen the powerful benefits of the CREW Network and I feel extremely honored to serve in a national capacity to help lead this dynamic and significant organization over the next few years in an exciting and evolving business environment."

Beddard has built a successful brokerage practice representing local and regional companies, non-profit organizations and institutions in all aspects of commercial brokerage, and has closed more than $46 million in transactions from 2010-2012.

Her involvement began with CREW Utah in 2008. She served as chair of the Membership Committee from 2008-2010, and served as president-elect and chair of the Sponsorship Committee in 2011. She was chapter president in 2012 and under her leadership, the chapter's annual sponsorship and membership increased by 80 percent. She is currently finishing her third year on the CREW Utah Board of Directors as past president. She is a 2013 Honoree of Utah Business Magazine's "40 Under 40" and serves on the Salt Lake City Downtown Master Plan Advisory Group as the commercial real estate liaison.

Among other responsibilities as part the national board for CREW Network, Beddard will be a liaison to several local chapters and she will be responsible for portions of two leadership summits each year as well as the national convention, which will be held September 30 - October 3, 2014 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, an independently owned and operated member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance, has been the leading provider of real estate brokerage services for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, the firm has offices throughout Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Washington. It offers consulting, brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, property and facilities management, and valuation services to corporations, institutions and investors throughout the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwest. For more information, and for property listings, broker information, market category reports and more visit

About CREW Network
The mission of CREW Network is to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. CREW Network does this by looking outward to bring more women into the industry, showcasing member successes and serving as a key resource to its members and the industry. CREW Network members represent nearly all disciplines of commercial real estate -- every type of expert required to "do the deal." Members comprise nearly 9,000 commercial real estate professionals in more than 70 chapters across North America. Find CREW Network on Facebook (, follow CREW Network on Twitter (, and visit CREW Network at

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